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Donn Vorhis Hart

university administrator.

Donn Vorhis Hart, American university administrator. Served with United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946.; Member Association Asian Studies, American Anthropological Association, American Folklore Association, Sigma Nu.

Background

Hart, Donn Vorhis was born on February 15, 1918 in Anaheim, California, United States. Son of Edgar Manton and Iva (Vorhis) Hart.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of California, Berkeley, 1941. Master of Arts, Harvard University, 1942. Doctor of Philosophy., Syracuse University, 1954.

Career

1 daughter, Susan Elizabeth. Assistant professor anthropology U. Denver, 1951-1954. Visiting professor anthropology U. Philippines, Quezon City, 1956-1957.

Research associate Yale University, 1956-1957, Syracuse University, 1957-1971. Professor anthropology, director Center S.E. Asian Studies, Northern Illinois U., DeKalb, 1971-1981. Fulbright research fellow, Philippines, 1950-1951, 54-56, 64-65.

Consultant in field; chairman Committee Research Materials S.E. Asia, 1971-1974. Executive secretary Philippine Study Committee, 1975-1981. Member S.E. Asia Region Council, 1970-1972.

Works

  • Author: (with Higher Education Wilson) The Philippines, 1946. Riddles in Philippine Folklore: An Anthropological Analysis, 1965. Compadrinazgo: Ritual Kinship in the Philippines, 1977.

Membership

Served with United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946. Member Association Asian Studies, American Anthropological Association, American Folklore Association, Sigma Nu.

Connections

Married Harriett Elizabeth Colegrove, May 31, 1954.

father:
Edgar Manton Hart

mother:
Iva (Vorhis) Hart

spouse:
Harriett Elizabeth Colegrove